The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 234 212 206
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Permanent jobs citing 4G 6 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 1.62% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 1
Average salary £47,000 £24,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.83% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.52%
4G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1157 1049 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.69% 17.07% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 878 697
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

4G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region.

4G Salary Trend in the South West

4G
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

4G Salary Histogram in the South West

4G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -4 3 £57,500 +13.86%
Bristol -24 2 £46,750 +94.79% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £44,000 -
4G
England

4G
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G.

1 5 (62.50%) 3G
2 4 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (37.50%) Huawei
3 3 (37.50%) 2G
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) DNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) RNC
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) LTE
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Xilinx
5 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) VHDL

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) 3G
2 4 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (37.50%) 2G
4 2 (25.00%) RNC
4 2 (25.00%) LTE
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Process Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Head of Technology
1 2 (25.00%) RAN Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) DNA
1 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Huawei
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Xilinx
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